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Pop Goes The Whistle

Published 1960

Is somebody crazy? Pop Goes the Whistle.

Run time 26 sec
Producer Darrell Wright
Sponsor Illegal Copy Presentations
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English
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Reviewer: Victor Von Psychotron - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 20, 2015
Subject: Wonderfully weird
Why did the popcorn vendor have to be a version of Chico Marx? I don't know either, but it's a quirky gem.
Reviewer: sontuk - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 26, 2011
Subject: Great upload.
Great quality, pretty funny ad.
Reviewer: splue - favoritefavoritefavorite - July 2, 2011
Subject: that whistle
reminds me of the golden flute from Splu Sokko
it was kind of a whiny flute 2day it would probably be on facebook & hav 50bazoolian friends

lol popcornsurprise whod fall for that

i mean more than twice rly
Reviewer: sirderek - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 30, 2011
Weasels do pop their heads up when disturbed.. There are several meanings to "pop goes the weasel" that originate from England in the mid 1800's .. One is to "pop" or pawn your suit or coat to get money to buy some drinks at a pub.. and another meaning could be referring to the 36 barrels of gunpowder that were set to explode and blow up the house of Lords.. But in this case it looks like "Pop goes the weasel" is a hidden term that THIS guy uses to describe a "popcorn surprise"
Reviewer: bjwwilcera - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 12, 2011
Subject: Ohhhhh
Yeah, this is the guy from that one Chriddof video.
Reviewer: Michael Walken - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 25, 2011
That's so ultimately braindead it keeps me rofl whenever watch it. Strictly for connoisseurs.
Reviewer: uniQ - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 12, 2011
Subject: "Is somebody crazy?" — Yes, the projectionist!
Awful little short advertizing popcorn for a drive in theater. Bad acting, bad accent, strange "plot", questionable stereotype and lewd product "placement" — between his legs!. Watch it and laugh and/or sigh and its vileness!
Reviewer: crusadir - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 11, 2011
Subject: I Can't Stop Laughing!!!
I have watched this at least 50 times and I laugh until I hurt each time. This is so stupid, it's actually funny! Loaded with Racism, suggested sexual content, and a freak with a popcorn fetish!!! HAHAHAHAHA!

P.S. Make sure you watch his eyes!

I have never referred to popcorn as "she"
Reviewer: pkkms - favoritefavorite - March 29, 2011
Subject: Front
Federal witness protection program participant decides to moonlight...
Reviewer: frankieutah - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 13, 2010
Subject: The weasel she blow
What's the saddest of allis that I actually remember seeing this is the drive in. Used to laugh our----- off. Gotta have it.Love this site
Reviewer: urban hippie - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 11, 2010
Subject: ha!
Reviewer: RockyJones - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 7, 2010
Subject: ???
Would you buy a used car from this man?
Reviewer: sontronics - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 14, 2008
Subject: she tastes real nice...
This is campy and a little creepy, but that makes it funny. I like the unintended double entendre humor. And it not being politically correct in our times with the italian stereotype. At first i thought it was Don Novello too from SNL, but just the bad accent is similar.
Reviewer: DriveInAddLover - favoritefavorite - June 21, 2008
Subject: Bad ad
Bad ad. This guy is kind of disturbing-looking, pretty creepy. The eyes, maybe. Bad acting, bad accent. Cute ad, I suppose, but can't rate it too high just for the way he looks when he looks at the camera...his leer. I agree with a previous poster; I wouldn't let my child go to the refreshment stand knowing this guy was in there.
Reviewer: Spuzz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 18, 2008
Subject: Ick
Some lecherous man with an accent I just can't figure out (New York? Italian?) mixes up Pop Goes the Weasel with Pop Goes The Whistle. Soon he's making strange googoo eyes at us talking about popcorn, and the last line is creepiest of all for some odd reason. "Try some now.. At Our Refreshment Stand!". God, just kill me now lol
Reviewer: Robin_1990 - favoritefavoritefavorite - February 4, 2008
Subject: Cute Ad, But...
...It's fairly unremarkable. That said, It is cute, and worth downloading.
Reviewer: your dog - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 9, 2008
Subject: porno è la soluzione
non pop corn
Reviewer: djfilms - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 10, 2007
Subject: funny!
by far the most funny of this collection.
Reviewer: fmecenas - favoritefavorite - September 10, 2007
Subject: bad idea ! but is funny
bad idea ! but is funny
Reviewer: prof55 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 9, 2007
Subject: PC is a deception...
Must be horrible to be so scared of ethnicity. Lighten up, it's ok to laugh!
Reviewer: ERD. - favorite - May 13, 2007
Subject: A waste.
Bad acting, a stupid idea.
Reviewer: elocina - favoritefavorite - April 1, 2007
Subject: bad ethnic joke
Bad ethnic joke of Italian stereotype falls flat. Why it's a curator's choice for this collection, I have no clue...
Reviewer: vwrrr - favoritefavoritefavorite - December 23, 2006
Subject: sorry
It is not Don Novello.
Reviewer: honolulutinman - favoritefavoritefavorite - December 7, 2006
Subject: yes,I do!!!
oh, Annie you are so right. That is Father Guido
Sarducci. What's he doing now?
Reviewer: AnnieK - favoritefavorite - December 2, 2006
Subject: Don't you know who that is?!
I am convinced that this is "Father" Guido Sarducci (Don Novello) from early Saturday Night Live! Or am I "crazy"! Gotta be him!

Ad is horrible!
Reviewer: bread - favoritefavorite - November 25, 2006
Subject: Uninteresting advertisment
I think this ad lacks the Kitchy charm of other Drive-in ads. Still worth downloading if you like old ads.
Reviewer: jazzygc1 - favoritefavoritefavorite - November 5, 2006
Subject: America's Most Wanted?
Hey I saw this guy's picture on the Post Office wall! Creepy dude!
Reviewer: Promobob - favoritefavoritefavorite - October 17, 2006
Subject: Hey, eetsa-nice!
From the same stereotypical Eye-talians thata makea the good ol' peetzuh pye! Try eet you like eet eets a gooduh!
Reviewer: RedAliCat - favoritefavorite - August 19, 2006
Subject: Pervert Popcorn?
Seems to me the stereotype here is mainly "pervert". What's with that leer? I wouldn't let my kid go to the snack bar alone with that guy around!
Reviewer: Cherokee Jack - favoritefavoritefavorite - July 31, 2006
Subject: "Everybody knows the weasel blows...."
A cheap, Kmart version of Chico Marx tries to sell us popcorn because "everybody eats popcorn, she tastes-a real nice." Made in the days when you could use a stereotype to sell popcorn. I'm not buying.
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